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Tonkon Torp Sponsors 28th Annual CEJ Awards Luncheon
Tonkon Torp was a table sponsor at the 28th Annual Campaign for Equal Justice (CEJ) Awards Luncheon on February 21. Darcy Norville led Tonkon's involvement with the event and attended along with nine others from Tonkon Torp.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2019 JRCLS Conference
Tonkon Torp was a gold sponsor at the 2019 J. Reuben Clark Law Society (JRCLS) Conference February 14-16 in Seattle, Washington. Jeff Bradford led Tonkon's involvement with the event; he serves on the JRCLS Oregon Chapter Board of Directors as…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2019 OLSPIF Auction
Tonkon Torp was a sponsor at the February 15 Oregon Law Students Public Interest Fund (OLSPIF) auction and dinner. The OLSPIF is a nonprofit run by and for students of the University of Oregon School of Law. Their mission is to enable law student…
Tonkon Talks Provides a Roadmap for CA Consumer Privacy Act
The February 6 Tonkon Talk guided business owners through the pending implementation of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which passed in 2018. Parna Mehrbani and Eric Beach provided background on the legislation, explained how broadly…
Melany Savitt Discusses PERM for NW Immigration Law Conference
Melany Savitt was a featured speaker at the NW Regional Immigration Law Conference on February 14 at Seattle University School of Law. Melany's session was entitled "Advanced PERM and PERM-Based I-140 Issues."
Kristin Bremer Moore Speaks at NW Agriculture Show
Tonkon Torp partner Kristin Bremer Moore led a seminar on wage and hour issues in agriculture at the Northwest Agriculture Show. After reviewing the rules laid out in the Fair Standards Labor Act (FLSA), and the Oregon and Washington wage and hour…
A New Year of Tonkon Talks Kicks Off with Discussion on Business Scaling
At the January 9 Tonkon Talk, the firm’s Entrepreneurial Services Practice Group hosted Deepa Seshan, President of Kindle Consulting LLC. Her talk focused on helping startups scale up in a supportable manner.
Tonkon Torp Hosts OBI Digital Health Mixer
Tonkon Torp's Entrepreneurial Services Practice Group co-hosted the premiere OBI (Oregon Bioscience Incubator) Digital Health Mixer on January 17. David Forman offered words of introduction at the event and attended along with several attorneys from…
Rocky Dallum Speaks at SEDCOR Forum
On January 9, Tonkon Torp attorney Rocky Dallum provided a legislative preview at the Strategic Economic Development Corporation (SEDCOR) forum. Oregon’s 80th Legislative Session convenes on January 22. Rocky reviewed the major issues being proposed…
Business Immigration Attorneys Host Annual Employer Briefing
On December 7, Tonkon Torp Business Immigration lawyers Alan Perkins, Turid Owren, Melina LaMorticella, and Melany Savitt hosted their annual year-end briefing for employers to review business immigration changes in 2018 and forecasts for 2019.
Tonkon Hosts Seminar for Women Business Leaders
On November 28, Tonkon Torp co-hosted “Thrive,” a seminar for women business leaders, with KeyBank and Geffen Mesher. The annual seminar was attended by over 100 women who hold leadership positions in area businesses. The program featured a panel…
Parna Mehrbani Speaks at OSB Professionalism Seminar
Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani was a panelist at "Professionalism 2018: What If I’m That Person?" a seminar offered by the Oregon State Bar Professionalism Commission. The program featured three panels composed of attorneys, judges, and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Oregon Student Foundation 2018 SLAY Event
Tonkon Torp was a silver sponsor at the Oregon Student Foundation's December 6 SLAY fundraising event. Rocky Dallum, a member of the Foundation's Board of Directors, led Tonkon Torp's involvement with the event which raised money for the Oregon…
Haley Morrison Speaks at Nonprofit Association of Oregon on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
On November 15, Tonkon Torp partner Haley Morrison co-led a workshop for the Nonprofit Association of Oregon regarding sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace
Darian Stanford Talks Lotteries at Global Gaming Expo
Tonkon Torp attorney Darian Stanford was a featured panelist at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) held in Las Vegas. The panel, International Masters of Gaming Law Masterclass on Lotteries, discussed the latest developments in lotteries around the world…
Sherrill Corbett Speaks about Pacific Foods Sale at Business Transition Seminar
On November 15, Tonkon Torp sponsored a business transition seminar with Geffen Mesher, CVF Capital Partners, and First Republic Investment Management. The event was held at the Multnomah Athletic Club for nearly 90 local business leaders and…
Caroline Harris Crowne Shares Complex Trial Experience at OSB CLE
On November 14, Tonkon Torp partner Caroline Harris Crowne spoke on a panel that offered an in-depth look into the complex proceedings of a seven-week federal criminal jury trial involving executives from the former Bank of Oswego. Caroline served as…
November Tonkon Talk Focuses on Business Immigration for Startups
At the November 7 Tonkon Talk, attorneys from the firm’s Business Immigration Practice Group introduced business immigration issues that impact entrepreneurs, startups, and technology companies.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 Human Solutions Auction and Gala
Tonkon Torp was a silver table sponsor at Human Solutions' annual "Soar with Us" fundraiser auction and gala on November 17. Jon Stride attended the event along with his wife and Ned Perry. Tonkon donated the rest of their table tickets to Human…